Journal of Gambling Studies

, Volume 21, Issue 1, pp 91–98 | Cite as

Advancing Treatment Strategies for Pathological Gambling

  • Marc N. Potenza

Experiences from treatment trials are described. The use of structured instruments for subject characterization and symptom change assessment is discussed and the challenges of treating specific groups (e.g., those with co-occurring alcohol use disorders) explored. Treatment for pathological gambling might be advanced most rapidly through collaborative multi-center efforts.


pathological gambling treatment pharmacotherapy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Director, Women and Addictive Disorders Core, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Connecticut Mental Health CenterProblem Gambling Clinic, Women’s Health Research at Yale, Yale University School of MedicineNew HavenUSA

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